This issue brief explores the field of geriatrics, the ways practitioners meet the health care needs of the elderly, training gaps, and the impact of Medicare payment policies on the delivery of health care to older Americans.
Firshein, Janet, "Filling the Geriatric Gap: Is the Health System Prepared for an Aging Population?" (1999). National Health Policy Forum. Paper 21.
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